Newsletter Summer 2021

Newsletter Summer 2021

Upcoming Events

EASO OBESITY MANAGEMENT MASTERCLASS

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Save the Date! The 2021 EASO OMTF masterclass will take place online, and will be delivered via three sessions on 7,14 and 21 October 2021.

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EASO PUBLIC HEALTH MASTERCLASS

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Save the Date! The 2021 Public Health Masterclass will take place online and will be delivered by the EASO Public Health Task Force via three sessions: on 11,12 and 13 October.

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CHILDHOOD OBESITY TRAINING SCHOOL

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SAVE THE DATES!
11,12 and 13 October

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EASO Congress

ZOOM FORWARD WITH EASO

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We look forward to hosting you at our 29th annual congress in Maastricht 4-7 May 2022. This hybrid event will offer both in-person and online participation options. We are pleased to host this meeting jointly with IFSO-EC. Stay tuned for more information, which will be available soon.

ECO ONLINE 2021

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ECO2021 is CME accredited by the EACCME® All content is still available online; visit the congress website for details. If you missed the congress you can still register to access content.

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Featured Article

IMPORTANT NEW RECOMMENDATIONS ON EXERCISE TRAINING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY IN ADULTS

Exercise training can help support management of overweight and obesity in adults, and can contribute to health benefits beyond “scale victories”.

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INFOGRAPHICS

Exercise training: Guide for healthcare professionals

Guide for healthcare professionals

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Exercise training: Guide for patients

Guide for patients

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Policy

PORTUGAL ACHIEVES AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE IN THE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY

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Advocacy

EASO STAKEHOLDER SESSION

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EASO held a successful policy stakeholder session on Friday 2 July 2021, discussing how we can take the recent European Commission categorisation of obesity as a chronic disease and make it a reality in practice.

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ADVOCATING ON OBESITY WORKSHOPS

Advocating on Obesity

During July, EASO hosts advocacy training workshops to help individuals and representatives of stakeholder organisations build capacity, improve competencies, and plan multi-stakeholder advocacy strategies. We look forward to hosting another addition of this training later in 2021.

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Research

CHANGING THE NARRATIVE AROUND OBESITY IN THE UK: A SURVEY OF PEOPLE WITH OBESITY AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS FROM THE ACTION-IO STUDY

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EVOLUTION OF THE PREVALENCE OF OBESITY IN THE ADULT POPULATION IN FRANCE, 2013–2016: THE CONSTANCES STUDY

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COVID-19

UPDATE FROM 8TH IISPV SCIENTIFIC SESSION: COVID19 AND OBESITY

Obesity Facts Journal

READ THE LATEST EDITION OF OBESITY FACTS, THE EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBESITY

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Volume 14 number 3, and the ECO2021 abstract supplements from Karger Publishers are available, online and open access.

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Additional Resources

EU Projects

PROTEIN PROJECT

PROTEIN Project

The PROTEIN Project is a research initiative led by a consortium of European public- and private-sector organisations working to promote health and wellbeing. Bringing together experts from across Europe, PROTEIN will develop tools using AI to provide personalised nutrition and physical activity support to people in the EU.

Visit the PROTEIN Project Website

Introducing the PROTEIN Project App – now available to pilot via Google Play!

We are delighted to share an update about development of the PROTEIN Project App. Learn more about PROTEIN, an innovative tool using AI and big data designed with you in mind, supporting personalised nutrition and physical activity.

Download the PROTEIN app on Google Play

TIMESPAN PROJECT

TIMESPAN

EASO is pleased to support this new 5 year EU funded H2020 initiative. TIMESPAN, led by scientific coordinator Professor Henrik Larsson (Örebro University), includes 17 partners from across academia, industry, and patient advocacy communities, and aims to foster improvement in clinical management of adults living with with ADHD and co-occurring cardiometabolic disease, including obesity.

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SWEET PROJECT

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SWEET, a European Commission Horizon 2020 funded project, is supported by a consortium of 29 pan-European research, consumer and industry partners, who are in the process of reviewing and developing evidence on long term benefits and potential risks involved in switching over to sweeteners and sweetness enhancers (S&SEs) in the context of public health and safety, obesity, and sustainability.

Visit the SWEET Website

Thank you for supporting EASO